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Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Whitefield launches an oncology department

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

As per the research done by Against Cancer, in more than 2 million people are living with and a majority of them do not have access to quality diagnosis and care. the accessibility gap, Narayana Multispecialty Hospital, Whitefield has launched a dedicated department in its campus.

The department was inaugurated in the presence of Shri. N Santosh Hegde, Former and Lokayukta of State of Karnataka, and Dr. Sharat Damodar, - and Sr. & Unit, Narayana City.

Speaking about the facility, Dr. Sharat Damodar, - and Sr. & Unit, Narayana City, said, "Apart from timely diagnosis, care in is mired with accessibility. With our newly launched department, we hope this gap and provide easy access to comprehensive quality care to the residents in the peripheral areas of the city."

"The department is also equipped with a board wherein doctors of different specialties come together and identify the best possible treatment plan for each individual patient. The facility helps to provide patients with holistic care as well as better treatment outcome," added Dr. Sharat.

The dedicated department will offer Medical Oncology, Surgical and Haematological facilities for all types of cancer. The special wing will have specialist doctors for Medical Oncology, Musculo Skeletal Oncology, Oncology, Onco- Gynaecology, Breast & Oncoplastic and Oncology- Head &

The occasion also witnessed the launch of cancer screening package and free mobile mammogram campaign. The free mammogram will be help women residents in the area to check for The free screening will be held in the hospital premises from 11th January to 12th January 2019.

The number of cancer cases in India is increasing every year. According to WHO's Cancer Report, in India while lung, oral, lip, throat and neck are the most common among men, women suffer more from cervix, breast and ovarian In the elderly, the most commonly occurring are kidney, intestine and

Equipped with world class infrastructure and a multi-disciplinary team, Narayana Multispecialty Hospital, Whitefield has the capability to treat any kind of emergencies like cardiac, neuro or any other specialty. Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Whitefield has expertise in handling medical emergencies with specialist doctors and staff empanelled, who are available 24X7 and throughout the year. The hospital also has a fully equipped ICU and ER, making it one of the preferred territory care hospital in the area.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 18:15 IST